Welcome to the Gordon Moody blog – news and views from the team with a personal slant.

Monica Shafaq – Reflections on my first 100 days as Gordon Moody CEO

25 April 2024

Monica Shafaq joined Gordon Moody as CEO in January 2024. Below, she reflects on her first 100 days with the organisation in her own words. My initial days with Gordon Moody (Read More)

Dave Hollingsworth standing in front of a finger post road sign whilst holding his Gordon Moody fundraising flag showing how to donate to his challenge.

Dave’s fundraising walk following Charlton Athletic FC

22 March 2024

In early March 2024, Dave Hollingsworth – our Lived Experience & Engagement Lead – took on a challenge to raise funds for Gordon Moody. In his own words, here is the (Read More)

An image of Gordon Moody employees, alumni, and stakeholders in front of the Gordon Moody stand at Manchester Pride in August 2023.

How I coped with ‘Horror Hotel’ during my gambling recovery

22 September 2023

Alumni, Jo Mustapha, joined the Gordon Moody team at Manchester Pride in August. Here she tells her story about overcoming her fears to travel to Manchester. (Read More)

A graphic showing the Volunteers Week banner.

Volunteering – how it helped my recovery from gambling addiction

1 June 2023

Paul is an ex-service user and as part of Volunteers Week, details his experience of volunteering during treatment and recovery. Throughout, my 20 years of addiction, I always helped people where (Read More)


3 April 2023

In early March, Dave Hollingsworth, the Residential Treatment Manager at our Beckenham centre, took part in a self-development programme in Scotland with ex-service users of Gordon Moody. In his own words, (Read More)


2 February 2023

In keeping with tradition, our Beckenham treatment centre held their communal Burns Night supper on January 25th 2023. A Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns (25 (Read More)

The Moody Cup Collage

The Moody Cup

21 July 2022

On the afternoon of Friday 8th July 2022, a group of Gordon Moody employee’s, service users, and ex-service users came together to take part in a 5-a-side football event called The (Read More)

Gordon Moody’s Outreach Therapist tells her own story of recovery

7 March 2022

Kerri, 40, had never gambled online (I had gambled at casinos previously) before she and her partner started making £1 online bets on the football games they loved to watch together. “It began as (Read More)


“Oidhche Bhlas Burns” – Happy Burns Night

25 January 2022

The team and residents at Beckenham celebrate Burn’s night with the traditional Scottish dish of haggis, neeps and tatties. (Read More)

51 is the new 50

10 January 2022

2021 was a big one! Our 50th year provided high-quality treatment to those severely affected by gambling addiction. Whilst we did not get to do all the things we wanted to (Read More)

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